Official CAT 2016 Exam Tutorial Available Now; number of questions yet not revealed

Oct. 25, 2016 2807 admin

official-cat-2016-exam-tutorial-now-available-1The wait for the CAT 2016 aspirants have ended. IIM Bangalore has now made available the CAT exam tutorial. It has been uploaded on the official website as ‘CAT 2016 Mock Test’. Yesterday, the CAT Admit Card was issued to all the candidates who submitted the application form complete in all respect. The candidates can download and print their admit card by clicking on the link given here below. They can download the admit card till December 4, 2016, which is also the exam date of Common Admission Test 2016.

In CAT preparation, mock test play a vital role. The experts and toppers have always been of the view that the CAT aspirants must write variety of mock tests as they will help them judge their preparation. The students should also take sectional mock test as to clear the IIMs cutoff, one need to score exceptionally in all the 3 sections of the test. The overall percentile and the sectional percentile matter equally. Hence, the CAT 2016 aspirants must focus on obtaining a balanced score in the test.

To help them in improving their score and to have an idea about how CAT 2016 exam will look like, the facility of writing the official CAT mock test 2016 has been made available. The candidates can take this exam tour by accessing the window given here below. For experiencing the CAT 2016 exam tutorial, the candidates are required to login by entering their respective CAT 2016 User ID and password.

This CAT 2016 mock test is a full length test and has been prepared to give the students the exact feel of writing the actual exam. By now, the candidates must have taken lots of mock tests, which are provided by the coaching academies and other test series available all over the Internet. But, writing the official mock test and scoring well in this one will surely boost the confidence. So, all the aspirants must take this test. Also, they will get accustomed to the interface and the online calculator too.

Exam tutorial is silent about the number of questions

This year, no changes have been made to the CAT exam pattern 2016. However, the number of questions each section will have was kept a secret. It was expected that the number of questions which will be asked from each section will most likely be revealed when the exam tutorial will be out. But, the official CAT 2016 exam tutorial is silent about the number of questions. In fact, the tutorial shows the question pattern and placement just like last year. There are 34 questions each in VA/RC and QA sections and 32 questions in DI/LR section.

There was rumor that this year CAT may have 44 VA/RC questions and 28 questions each will be asked from the other two sections. Since, the exam tutorial still keeps the number of questions under the wraps; there are slight chances of this rumor turning true. CAT is any day a mystery which cannot be solved until the exam day. The students are advised to prepare for CAT 2016 in such manner that last minute surprises thrown by CAT shouldn’t bother them much.

Official CAT 2016 Mock Test – Key Points

  1. The official mock test can be taken only once with one CAT 2016 User Id.
  2. An important note is available under the mock test directions and it states that "Number of questions in each section is only for the mock test. The actual number of questions, including the number of MCQs and non MCQs type questions could be different in CAT 2016".
  3. The numbers of questions in the official CAT Mock Test 2016 are same as CAT 2015.

CAT 2016 is scheduled to be held on December 4, 2016 across 138 test cities of the country. This year, a total of 232, 434 applications have been received by IIM Bangalore. The registration count has broken the past 7 year’s record this year and so has increased the competition. CAT itself is not an easy nut to crack and with so much of competition; it is justified to tag CAT as one of most coveted exam of the country.

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